Compare 2018 Chevrolet Silverado


The Tougher, Towing Truck for Towson: The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs The Ram 1500

Here at Koons White Marsh Chevrolet, we have just the pickup truck for all the grand ideas you're undertraining: the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Whether you need it for a house you're building in Ellicott City or as a commercial truck for work, the Silverado 1500 is there to help you get it done. However, you may not be convinced by a few sentences about this truck's greatness, so let's show you the full range of its capabilities by comparing it against another well-known truck in its class: the Ram 1500.


  • When it comes to interior entertainment technology, the Silverado's base trims include an infotainment system with a 4.2 inch display. The Ram 1500 comes standard with AM/FM radio, but a display screen has to be added on.
  • The Chevy Silverado 1500 gives you some more options where cargo space is concerned. All trims of the Silverado 1500 come with your choice of a 5 foot, 8 inch cargo box; a 6 foot, 6 inch cargo box or an 8 foot box in addition to the size of the cab. With the Ram 1500, you can only choose between a 5 foot, 7 inch box or a 6 foot, four inch box. The 8 foot box only can come with a regular cab.
  • The base engine of the Silverado 1500, the 4.3 liter V6, produces 305 pound-feet of torque, the best in its class, over the 269 pound-feet of the base Pentastar V6 engine of the Ram 1500.
  • With the proper configurations, the Silverado 1500 is capable of a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 pounds. The Ram 1500 can, at most, tow 10,690 pounds.
  • The Chevy Silverado earned a five-star overall rating by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), five stars being the highest rating the NHTSA can give. The Ram 1500 received a four star rating in overall safety.
  • The Silverado 1500 has available automatic locking rear differential, which provides much more traction to the wheels over the conventional rear differential of the Ram 1500. Ample traction makes the Silverado 1500 the more optimal choice for off-roading in the wetlands of Bel Air, MD.

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Koons White Marsh Chevrolet

10207 Philadelphia Rd
Directions White Marsh, MD 21162

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The Bigger, Better Truck for Maryland: Is It The 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 or the Ford F-150?

So, you're still shopping around for that perfect truck and you want to know who has the most to offer. Well, here at Koons Chevrolet White Marsh, we want to make the shopping process as easy for you as we can by showing you some of the finer attributes of one exceptional truck: the 2018 Chevrolet 1500. In order for us to show you these attributes, a fair comparison is necessary, so let's see how the Chevy Silverado stacks up against another big name in its class: the 2018 Ford F-150.

  • When it comes to interior space, the Silverado 1500 has a lot more to offer in its cabin, which has about 45.2 inches of leg room, for you and your copilot, and about 42.4 inches of head room. The Ford F-150, on the other hand, has about 43.9 inches of front head room and 40.8 inches of front leg room.
  • The Ford F-150 is capable of towing about 5,000 pounds maximum whereas the Silverado 1500 can tow up to 8,900 pounds.
  • The engine of the Silverado 1500 generates considerably more engine torque than that of the Ford F-150 at 305 pound-feet versus the 265 pound-feet of the F-150.
  • The Chevy Silverado utilizes semi-floating rear axles whereas the Ford F-150 uses rigid axles. The semi floating can carry a lot more weight than a rigid axle which, when combined with a higher spring capacity, gives the base trim Silverado a much higher payload at 1,739 pounds versus the 1,485 pound payload capacity of the Ford F-150's base trim.
  • The base trim of the Chevy Silverado 1500 allows for Smartphone integration via Bluetooth which is a feature that is absent from the base trim of the Ford F-150 and has to be upgraded.
  • The Silverado 1500 comes standard with solar absorbing tinted glass, similar to transitional lenses on eyeglasses. This feature is unavailable on the base trim of the F-150 and tinted glass has to be upgraded.

Come Find The Truck For You in White Marsh Today!

The truck for your future ought to do a lot more and be a lot more than your average truck, which is what makes the Chevy Silverado 1500 easy to love: it rises well above the average. So, come check one out in our inventory right here at Koons White Marsh Chevrolet! Our sales team is standing by at (410) 931-8600 with any questions you might have! See you soon!

As you can see, there's a lot to see when it comes to the Silverado 1500's exceptional capabilities. But, there's even more to see, so come down to Koons White Marsh Chevy and check out our inventory of all-new Chevy Silverado 1500 trucks. See you soon!